May 2008 - Money Morning - Only the News You Can Profit From

Global Investing Roundups

Bear Stearns Shareholders Approve JPMorgan Sale; Sears Expects More Pain After Loss; Weak Economy Emboldening Costco; Pacific Rim GDP Growth; Staff Reduction at GM; Shareholders of The Bear Stearns Cos. Inc. (BSC) approved the government-assistant $2.3 billion acquisition by JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Bloomberg reported. The all-stock deal is expected to close today (Friday), […]

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Cashing in on Commodities: Two Ways to Profit From the World’s Newest Markets

Editor's Note: This is the fourth installment of a new Money Morning series highlighting investment opportunities in the global bull market in commodities.By Keith Fitz-GeraldInvestment DirectorMoney Morning/The Money Map Report Many people are in sticker shock thanks to high gas prices and oil that punched through the $135-a-barrel level recently, before sliding back. And many […]

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Dallas Fed President Lends Credibility to Money Morning’s Prediction That the Federal Reserve Will Soon be Boosting Interest Rates

By William Patalon IIIExecutive EditorMoney Morning/The Money Map Report Just one day after Money Morning predicted that the U.S. Federal Reserve would soon be forced to increase interest rates, Dallas Fed President Richard W. Fisher said he expected the central bank would raise interest rates should inflationary pressures start causing severe consumer pain. "If inflationary […]

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Gas Prices Roar to a New Record for the 22nd Straight Day

By Jennifer YousfiManaging Editor Back when it was Esso, the Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM) predecessor urged motorists to "put a tiger in your tank." These days, consumers probably feel more like they've got a tiger by the tail. And they should, for their family budget is certainly getting mauled. Retail gas hit its 22nd consecutive […]

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Yahoo’s Yang: Still Talking with Microsoft, Company Reorganizing 

By Mike Caggeso Associate Editor In his most candid comments since thwarting a takeover attempt by Microsoft Corp. (MSFT), Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) Chief Executive Officer Jerry Yang said that he believes the once-interested suitor no longer covets a full merger. Speaking from the stage at the D: All Things Digital conference yesterday (Wednesday), Yang said […]

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Global Investing Roundups

Dow Enacts Biggest-Ever Price Increase; South Africa Inflation Soars 10.4% in April; GE Closes the Spigot on Water Use; Dollar Tree Sprouts 14% 1Q Profit, Fed Governor Retires; Rockefeller Proposal Defeated; DHL Delivered by UPS; Deceptive Dell    Global chemical producer Dow Chemical Co. (DOW) announced yesterday (Wednesday) that it would raise prices on all 3,200 […]

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